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Manufacturers of high-end smartphones may be forced to lower prices in the coming months, as the market nears saturation and users slow the pace of changing phones, say analysts.
Users of check-in app Foursquare may be slightly annoyed to hear that the app, largely ad-free, has been augmented with a new, more visible type of ad in the latest update.
Samsungs and Google are gaining on Apple in the areas of design and innovation, but experts say that Apple still has an edge and that its next game-changing product is coming.
Production of Apple's next generation iPhone, dubbed the iPhone 5S, will begin this month and will be available this fall, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek says.
Ford, Amazon, Subway, the History Channel, Lowe's and V8 are the "buzziest" brands in the United States, according to the latest bi-annual list from YouGov's BrandIndex.
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is all fired up about Motorola's launch of the Moto X smartphone. At Sun Valley, he talks with CNBC about its launch, immigration reform and the NSA.
Chinese cellphone chip designer Spreadtrum Communications will be acquired by a unit of government-owned Tsinghua Holdings for a raised offer price of about $1.78 billion.
Asian stocks hit multi-week highs on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke voiced his support for accommodative monetary policy, but Japanese shares underperformed on the back of a strong yen.
Mainland equities outperformed on Wednesday to rally 2 percent after China's dismal trade figures spurred hopes that the People's Bank of China (PBOC) may ease policy in order to boost economic growth.
Asian stocks rebounded on Tuesday from the previous day's sharp losses following a positive U.S. lead and after Chinese consumer inflation accelerated in June.
Apple's core suppliers might be expecting a 20 percent cut in orders, Brian Blair of Wedge Partners says.
South Korean tech giant Samsung holds on to the title of Asia's top brand out of 1,000 competitors for a second year in a row, beating key rivals such as Apple.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Samsung's earnings data disappointed investors, and sales of the Galaxy S4 are not growing as quickly as many had hoped.
A better-than-expected 195,000 jobs added in June is good for stocks, bad for bonds, and likely to give the Fed more reason to taper sooner rather than later.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Samsung's earnings data and the latest news in the smartphone wars.
Shares of Samsung fell after the company reported disappointing earnings, says CNBC's Seema Mody. Also, the biotech index is outperforming the Nasdaq Composite.
Smartphone sales are doing fine but growth isn't what it used to be and that's disappointed some analysts, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Samsung failed to clear a relatively low bar for growth in the second quarter, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
The "Squawk On the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including Friday's better-than-expected jobs number and its impact on the markets, with Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners and Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel. And Samsung's smartphone sales falls short of analyst forecasts.
Mykola Golovko, global consumer electronics industry analyst at Euromonitor International, comments on Samsung, how market expectations are getting lower, and how market demand is shifting to emerging markets.